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Lewis Ginter to present Nature Connects: Art with LEGO Bricks May 27 to Sept. 18

May 27 2016 - Award-winning exhibit by New York artist Sean Kenney will feature 27 sculptures in 14 displays throughout the Garden, 9 a.m.,
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden will present Nature Connects: Art with LEGO Bricks May 27 to Sept. 18 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Created with half-a-million LEGO bricks, the award-winning exhibit by New York artist Sean Kenney will feature 27 sculptures in 14 displays throughout the Garden including a 60-pound bumblebee, dragonfly with a 3.5-foot wingspan and a seven-foot tall red rose. The exhibit, related activities and demos are included with regular Garden admission. For details, visit http://www.lewisginter.org/visit/nature-connects-lego

Virginia Repertory Theatre to present “The Golden Goose” July 8 through Aug. 7

July 08 2016 - The Children’s Theatre at Willow Lawn, Times vary, $16
Virginia Repertory Theatre will present “The Golden Goose” July 8 through Aug. 7 at The Children’s Theatre at Willow Lawn. This Brothers Grimm tale shows that nobility and kindness prevail even in the most sticky of situations. Our hero, Simpleton, triumphs over obstacle after obstacle to find the Golden Goose, and shows that even the meek among us have great things to offer. Length is one hour. Suggested for ages three and up. Tickets are $16. For details, call 282-2620 or visit http://www.va-rep.org/show_golden_goose.html

Henrico Teen Theatre Company to present “Jack & The Three Sillies” July 27-30

July 27 2016 - The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., Free
The Henrico Teen Theatre Company will present “Jack & The Three Sillies” at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. July 27-30 at The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen. Admission is free. For reservations, call 501-5859.

Alzheimer’s Association to host support group meeting for caregivers

July 28 2016 - Chickahominy YMCA, 1 p.m., Free
The Alzheimer's Association Greater Richmond Chapter will host a support group meeting for caregivers of those with Alzheimer's or dementia at 1 p.m. at Chickahominy YMCA, 5401 Whiteside Road, Sandston. The meeting is designed to provide an opportunity for participants to meet for mutual support and to exchange coping skills. For details, call (804) 967-2580.

Henrico County Community Author Showcase continues at Fairfield Library

July 28 2016 - Theresa Harris will share her book “It Had to Happen: Overcoming Abuse and Suicide”, 7 p.m., Free
The Henrico County Community Author Showcase, a program that connects writers and readers in the community, will begin at 7 p.m. and continue on Thursdays at various libraries. Theresa Harris will share her book “It Had to Happen: Overcoming Abuse and Suicide” at Fairfield Library. For details, visit http://www.henricolibrary.org/authors

Lewis Ginter to present Flowers After 5 on Thursday evenings through September

July 28 2016 - Enjoy live music from The Killing Daylights, 5 p.m.,
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Ave., will present Flowers After 5 on Thursday evenings through September. Stroll through the gardens, enjoy live music from The Killing Daylights, family activities, wine and beer, dining and shopping. The Garden partners with the Richmond SPCA on the second and fourth Thursdays of each month for Fidos After 5 where leashed pets are allowed. For details, visit http://www.lewisginter.org

James River Cellars Winery to host Paws on the Patio

July 29 2016 - A suggested donation of $1 per pet goes to CARE, 6:30 p.m., $5+
James River Cellars Winery, 11008 Washington Hwy. in Glen Allen, will host Paws on the Patio from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. There will be live music and food trucks. Capital Area Rescue Effort, Inc. (CARE) will be onsite with adoptable dogs and information on helping dogs in need. General admission is $5. Tasting tickets, including souvenir glass, are $10. Children under age 16 are free. A suggested donation of $1 per pet goes to CARE. For details, visit http://www.jamesrivercellars.com

American Legion Post 125 to hold a dance with live band every Friday, Saturday

July 29 2016 - All dances are open to the public, , $7 to $8
American Legion Post 125, located at 1401 Hilliard Rd., will hold a dance with a live band every Friday and Saturday from 8 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Snacks and coffee are provided; drinks are available for purchase. All dances are open to the public. Cost is $7 on Fridays and $8 on Saturdays and benefits American Legion Post 125, a nonprofit veterans organization. For details, call 716-0800.

VCC to host Pokémon Go Scavenger Hunt July 30

July 30 2016 - , 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Free
Virginia Center Commons in Glen Allen will host a mall-wide Pokémon Go Scavenger Hunt from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. July 30. For details, visit http://www.facebook.com/VirginiaCenterCommons

D.E.O.N. Intervention Inc. to present its fifth annual 3k walk “Move with D.E.O.N.”

July 30 2016 - , 8 a.m.,
D.E.O.N. Intervention Inc. will present its fifth annual 3k walk “Move with D.E.O.N.” from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Dorey Park. DEON – an acronym that stands for Drugs, Education, Obesity and Nutrition – empowers communities with positive avenues to address issues surrounding youth and young adults. For details and to register, visit http://www.deonintervention.org or call 350-6194.

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County plans Fourth of July event


Henrico County Recreation and Parks will present “Red, White, and Lights” at Meadow Farm Museum/Crump Park July 4.

Henrico County has hosted a Fourth of July celebration annually since 1981, but this year’s event will offer a later start time and expanded hours and be highlighted by new entertainment.

The free event will begin at 4:30 p.m. and will feature the Richmond Symphony, a laser-light show, patriotic performances, and family activities. > Read more.

Tuckahoe YMCA to host Refugee Community Resource Fair


The Tuckahoe Family YMCA and ReEstablish Richmond will host the third-annual Refugee Community Resource Fair Saturday, June 18, from 10 a.m. to noon at the YMCA, 9211 Patterson Avenue in Henrico. The event is designed to provide refugees in the region information about jobs, local businesses, housing, health care, education and more.

As part of its strategic plan, the YMCA of Greater Richmond works to identify, address and eliminate economic, geographic and cultural barriers. > Read more.
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